Liam Bedford wrote:
> fuzzbucket wrote:
>>>Liam Bedford wrote:
>>>>>>>ubuntu seems to be a perfectly good start for a server for me (though
>>> the 6 month upgrade cycle might put me off. But if you're going to
>>>consider FC for a server, ubuntu would seem to be better in almost all
>>>areas. Not biased at all. me.. never).
>>>>>>>Ubuntu is a great desktop but you'll be left with heartache if you want
>>a solid server, I reckon. Best go with something like Slackware where
>>you're in control of the whole process from the ground up - as long as
>>you're comfortable with that, of course. Or just use Debian - it's built
>>to be rock solid. Ubuntu is built to be current and feature complete.
>>>> Debian is built to be rock solid? Huh? Stable might be stable, but it's
> also archaic. And testing and unstable are definitely not rock solid.
> They might work if you know what you're at.
>> And yes.. I'd love to use gentoo or slackware as my server. It's great
> when I can't upgrade things easily, or have to have a pile of compilers
> and development libraries that are superfluous on it.
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